11 February 2009

© Franklin J. Viola, Viola Photography and Viola Photo Solutions. 2009  All Rights Reserved.

Winter Swell / Brookings, OR

In December 1995, 'Elle' editor-in-chief
Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke.
Eight months later, by only blinking his left eyelid,
he wrote an entire memoir describing his 'new' life.
An average of two minutes per word,
approximately 200,000 blinks.

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly


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